High-school exam will ask students to give their opinion on a controversial public issue and defend it, a question that will be mandatory this year, for the first time
Education ministry official says implementation of change needs to be gradual (Haaretz)
The original rule stated that “racist or inflammatory statements” would result in the response receiving no credit. But a few days ago, the head of the ministry’s pedagogical secretariat rescinded this rule, saying “we need to inculcate the change gradually”.
Photo: Education Minister Naftali Bennett